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King's Highway 15 - Images

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Proper Municipality Name Photo Description Photo

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Highway 401 carries trans-provincial traffic between Windsor and the Quebec Border.  Click here for Highway 401 images.
City of Kingston Highway 15 looking northerly from just north of the Highway 401 underpass towards the CN Railway underpass.  It is a long 162km to Ottawa along Highway 15 from Kingston. 
 
Photo taken: March 14th, 2009

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City of Kingston This view looks north towards the John F. Scott Road and Kingston Mills Road intersection.  Before the of the current  completion of the Lasalle Causeway that links the old City of Kingston with the former Township of Pittsburgh on the west and east side of the Cataraque River, Kingston Mills Road was the main overland route linking Kingston to Montreal.
Photo taken: March 14th, 2009.


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Highway 32 progressed south from Highway 15 to Highway 401 and 2 in Gananoque.  Click here for Highway 32 images.
Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands

United Counties of Leeds & Grenville
Southbound view approaching the Highway 32 junction.  Note the warning sign for the low subway along Highway 32.  The CN Railway overpass north of Gananoque has a maximum overhead clearance of just 4.0m.

Photo taken: June 19th, 2004.


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Township of Rideau Lakes

United Counties of Leeds & Grenville

This view looks northerly at the Highway 42 intersection along Highway 15.

Photo taken: May 24th, 2010.

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Highway 42 was a minor highway that linked Westport on the Rideau Lakes to Highway 29 north-west of Brockville.  Click here for Highway 42 images.
Township of Rideau Lakes

United Counties of Leeds & Grenville

Southerly view as Highway 15 approaches the Highway 42 intersection.

Photo taken: May 24th, 2010.


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Township of Rideau Lakes

United Counties of Leeds & Grenville

This view looks northerly from the Highway 42 intersection.  Much of Highway 15 is a fairly pleasant route between Kingston and Arnprior.  Drivers are treated to views of rolling farmland, picturesque lakes, and the Frontenac arm of the Canadian Shield.
Photo taken: May 24th, 2010.


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Township of Rideau Lakes

United Counties of Leeds & Grenville

This view looks northerly as Highway 15 passes through the small community of Portland.  Portland is a small lakeside community found on the southeast shores of Big Rideau Lake -- which as the name entails is one of the largest lakes in the Rideau Canal system.
Photo taken: May 24th, 2010.

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Township of Rideau Lakes

United Counties of Leeds & Grenville

This northbound passing lane is located between Portland and County Road 5.  While Highway 15 is not a particularly congested highway, several passing lanes have been added during recent years (written as of 2011) to improve passing opportunities along Highway 15.
Photo taken: May 24th, 2010.

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Highway 29 departed south from Highway 15 in Smiths Falls bound for Highway 401 and 2 in Brockville.  Click here for Highway 29 images.
Town of Smiths Falls

County of Lanark
Southbound directional sign in Smiths Falls directing Kingston bound traffic to Highway 15 and Brockville bound traffic to Highway 29.  Highway 29 was decommissioned on January 1, 1998 in it's entirety.

Photo taken: August 12th, 2006.
Town of Smiths Falls

County of Lanark
Northerly view along Highway 15 from the Rideau Canal bridge through Downtown Smiths Falls.  Smiths Falls is a a very picturesque community, and is worthy of a stop on any trip between Kingston and Ottawa.

Photo taken: May 24th, 2010.

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Town of Smiths Falls

County of Lanark
This view looks southerly along Highway 15, where it is the main street in Smiths Falls.  Early town planners thankfully laid out a very wide main street for Smiths Falls.

Photo taken: May 24th, 2010.


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Town of Smiths Falls

County of Lanark
Two versions of a signage assembly located southbound along Highway 15 through Carleton Place.  The left version of the image is the authentic version, shot on May 24, 2010.  The right version, is an altered version that has been carefully, and accurately altered by Josh Anderchek, to show what this signage assembly would have looked like prior to Highway 29's decommissioning.

Photo taken: May 24th, 2010.  Alterations copyright: Josh Anderchek.

 
 Town of Smiths Falls

County of Lanark
Northbound view along Highway 15 approaching the Highway 43-East junction.  Northbound Highway 15 traffic must turn left at this intersection to continue towards Highway 7 and Carleton Place.

Photo taken: May 24th, 2010.

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Town of Smiths Falls

County of Lanark
Southbound junction assembly at the Highway 43-East intersection.

Photo taken: July 4th, 2005

Town of Smiths Falls

County of Lanark
Southbound junction assembly along Highway 15 at the Highway 43-East junction.  Note the small municipally made fingerboard sign directing traffic to the Hershey Factory.  Hershey operated a factory, with a tour facility and a retail store in Smiths Falls from 1963 until the factory closed in December of 2008.  Hersey now operates a store flagship retail store in Niagara Falls Ontario.
Photo taken: July 4th, 2005.

Town of Carleton Place

County of Lanark
Northerly view as Highway 15 approaches the Highway 7 junction in Carleton Place.  Highway 15 was being reconstructed from Carleton Place southerly at the time that this photo was taken.

Photo taken: October 23rd, 2004.

Town of Carleton Place

County of Lanark
Northbound junction assembly at what has become the northern terminus of Highway 15 at Highway 7 in Carleton Place.  On December 31, 1997 and earlier, Highway 15 continued northerly from Highway 7 at Carleton Place to Highway 17 at Arnprior.
Photo taken: October 23rd, 2004.

Highway 7 continues both east and west of Highway 15, this leg of the highway bound for either Peterborough of Ottawa.  Click here for Highway 7 images.

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